Masterclass in Weightlifting


An opportunity to experience advanced technique training in the “Olympic Lifts” (the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk) in the company of Leo Isaac, former Head Coach of the Australian Weightlifting Team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. See full timetable below.

From 2:00pm until 5:00pm

At The Weightlifting Academy of Tasmania

18 Knoll Street, Glenorchy, Tasmania

$35 per person

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2:00 Welcome and Introductions

2:02 Overview of session

2:05 General warm-up and mobilisation

2:10 Working on the Snatch (60 mins)

  • Overhead Squats (warm-up)
  • Snatch Balance
  • Snatch with No Pull
  • Snatch (Full Movement)
  • Snatch Pulls

3:10 Working on the Clean & Jerk (60 mins)

  • Split Squat
  • Jerk Balance
  • Power Clean with Stop on Catch
  • Clean & Jerk (Full Movement)
  • Jerk Dip

4:10 Discussion: Q&A on Training Methodology

  1. Concept of control and coordination
  2. Concept of speed of movement under the bar
  3. Intensity range for improvement of control, coordination, speed and confidence
  4. Frequency of maximal efforts
  5. Importance of holding positions (bracing) on stability
  6. Towards a greater understanding of timing
  7. How much work in a session?
  8. General rules for success

5:10 Workshop end

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